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Ellen_Vermeulen

Ellen Vermeulen

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Biography

Young talented director Ellen Vermeulen (1982) goes far beyond most directors would go when tackling a topic. She creates in her strong, unique and sincere style, films which can reach an audience over again. This time Ellen teams up again with her favorite DOP Jonathan Wannyn and editor Dieter Diependaele.

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9999 (Orig.) / 2014 / Belgium / 71 min

Wilfried refers to himself as ‘king one-eye in the land of the blind’. This land lays in Merksplas’ prison in Belgium and the blind are the internees who reside in the prison without treatment. Mentally ill criminals in Belgium are not held responsible for their actions but become separated from society. There criminal acts range from murder to stabbing fire of a bike...

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